Athena Learning Centers Conducts First Franchisee Training
Athena Learning Centers a K-12 After School franchise learning center chain recently completed its first franchisee training for participants who will be opening Athena Learning Centers in Texas and New Jersey.
Princeton (I-Newswire) September 3, 2013 - Athena Learning Centers recently completed its first franchisee training for participants who will be opening Athena Learning Centers in Texas and New Jersey. The franchisees and staff that attended were from the Bryan-College Station (BCS), Texas and Middletown, New Jersey locations. These centers will open for business in September.
The week-long training included curriculum training combined with business and marketing know-how from Athena's corporate staff with a collective 70+ years in the franchising and supplemental education K-12 space. Several of Athena's best-in-class vendors also gave hands-on guidance to the trainees. The training was conducted under the direction of Mariel Miller, Athena's Vice President of Franchise Performance. Miller, a veteran in the supplemental education space, oversaw Franchise Centers for Sylvan Learning Centers.
"Our week-long training was a huge success," says Miller. "We are excited about our Learning Center openings and showing how we can help students meet the new and higher standards demanded by the Common Core State Standards through the Athena Advantageâ ." Michelle Lee, franchisee from BSC, Texas said, "The quality of the instruction was incredible; it prepared me for opening and operating my center".
As Athena Learning Centers continues to sell more franchises across the country, initial franchise training classes will be scheduled and held on a regular basis to accommodate new franchisees.
Athena offers the industry's most innovative solutions for students K-12, with curriculum that is directly aligned with the Common Core State Standards. As a franchise investment opportunity, Athena Learning Centers partnered with best-in-class providers of education products and business services to provide franchisees with state-or-the -art systems and the Athena Advantageâ educational package to use in each of its franchised locations nationwide. This package will give Athena Learning Centers a competitive edge in the marketplace.
About Athena Learning Centers
Athena Learning Centers is a community of year-round Learning Centers where children go to improve their math and reading skills. Each franchised Athena Learning Center offers the Athena Advantageâ of powerful solutions to help all students meet high standards and prepare them to succeed in school and in life. Athena Learning Centers are open for enrolled children at least five times per week during after-school and weekend hours. Children are encouraged to attend two to three times per week for best results. Athena Learning Centers believes that success can be learned and have designed their programs with the goal of making students better mathematics and literacy learners.
Athena Learning Centers partnered with Pearson Education, the leader in education services. At Athena Learning Centers, there is alignment between what students will learn at the Center and what he/she is expected to learn at school.
THE ATHENA ADVANTAGE: MATH • READING • SCIENCE • EXAM PREP
• Math Program Powered by Athena's Common Core Math Curriculum.
• Reading Program Powered by Athena's Common Core Literacy Curriculum and Quick Reads for young readers.
• Athena's University-Bound SAT/ACT Program - The new standard in exam preparation with curriculum by The Princeton Review®. Advanced private instruction and instructor led private study groups.
• ABC Music & Me® by Kindermusik® is a research-based early childhood curriculum that uses bundled, thematic 30-minute lessons to help Preschoolers (aged 2-5 years old) learn important language, listening, and social skills.
• Athena Learning Centers has also developed a recommended reading list for grades K-12 that is mapped to Common Core exemplar texts.
Athena Learning Centers will focus on franchise expansion in the Eastern United States, with more than 30 locations slated to open within the next year. For more information, please visit www.athenalearningcenters.com or call (855) 422-6532.
About Athena Learning Centers
Athena Learning Centers
103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300
Phone : 855-422-6532
Published On:September 3, 2013
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